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|Full name||Taniela Lasalo|
23 September 1989 |
Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||110 kg (17 st 5 lb)|
As of 25 August 2015
Source: Rugby League Project
Taniela Lasalo is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Parramatta Eels in the National Rugby League. He is of Tongan descent. He plays in the second-row, lock or as a centre.
2009-14: Career at Parramatta
Lasalo was named the Eels Toyota Cup captain for the 2009 season. He also made his NRL debut against the Cronulla Sharks in Round 11 2009. Lasalo played every game in the 2011 NRL season for the Eels, as well as re-signing with Parramatta until 2013. In the 2013 pre-season, Lasalo injured his arm and was ruled out indefinitely for the 2013 season. In Round 8, 2014 he made his NRL return on the bench for Parramatta against the North Queensland Cowboys.
Lasalo was named in the Tongan squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.